2tinycowboys is an action-packed western-themed arcade multi-scrolling platformer in 2D, with huge variety, in which you take the role of one of 9 different cowboys, each with his/her own play-style. It has up to 4 players split-screen multiplayer available and quirky game-play and characters.
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Mixed (10) - 50% of the 10 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Sep 13, 2022

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Jump, run, shoot and dodge your way through huge multi-directional levels, while avoiding a wide variety of enemies. Take advantage of the vultures and fly to the top, all the while searching for the gold-bars, required to win. Utilize power-ups and the strengths of your chosen character to search every nook and cranny Enter almost any building and make sure to visit the barbershop and try out any of the eight different hairstyles available for each character, in this retro-flavored platformer for 1-4 players.

Press ALT+ENTER for Fullscreen!

The Protagonists:

Clint: Does not get bitten by snakes.

Esmaralda: Does not get bitten by spiders.

Felipe: Has a short-sword, rather than a knife (Longer stab-range).
/not able to change appearance at Barbershop

Ma’ Belle: Able to take two arrows, before dying.

Mercedes: Gets 2 jump-boots, rather than one, on pickup.

Rose: Jumps higher than everyone else.

Santiago: Fires faster than the others.

Zeke: Has penetrating bullets that will go straight through his foes.

Zorra: Double jump and faster than the rest.
/not able to change appearance at Barbershop

Ndyan (playable character): More info coming soon.

The Enemies:

Ndyan Bow: If quick enough, you can shoot his arrows.

Ndyan Spear: This guy takes 2 bullets before going down. Long reach in melee, but no ranged weapons.

Ndyan Tomahawk: Keep track of his bounce and beware, it will take you 4 bullets to kill him.

Sherif & Sherif Twin:

Fast draw, quick-shooter. Careful with shooting their bullets. The sherif and his Twin will take 3 shots each to kill. Killing one will resurrect the other.

Robot: Made of indestructible material and fires lasers. Bullets will ricochet right off of these guys; Your best bet is to jump over him.

Zombies: These undead cowboys can take 5 bullets before going down, becoming slower by each hit. Stabbing will instantly kill them, however.

Snakes: Sometimes easy to spot, sometimes hidden in the undergrowth. Their venomous bite will poison the player, giving them one minute to find a anti-venom.

Spiders & Bats:

These will stun the player for a few seconds. If however the player has been bitten by a snake previous, then they will be instantly killed.

Ooze: This will make you unable to stop jumping for 30 seconds.

Tentacle: These will slow you down, while decreasing your jump for 30 seconds.

Boulders: On certain levels there are boulders coming down from the mountains above. You shoot these to slow them down and eventually destroy them, or try to jump them, else instant death.

Vultures: These will carry off with you, enemies as well as goldbars.

The Cavalry:

Ollie: A bit slow, but fires scattering bullets.

Otis: Slow reload, but far reaching bullets.

Curtis: Fires his pistol at a rapid rate.

Sarge: Boosts morale of the others. (Hard)

Pete the Trumpeter: As long as Pete is alive, whenever there are less than 50% of Cavalry remaining, they will respawn. (Hard)

The Guns:

Pistol: Medium range, medium speed, fist-sized bullets.
Ammo capacity = 6

Shotgun: Short range, slow speed, fires in five different angles in front of the shooter, thus making it ideal for taking down enemies on ledges in front of you. Fires pellets, rather than bullets. Able to destroy rolling boulders.
Ammo capacity = 5

Rifle: Long range, fast speed, fires a half fist-sized bullet, penetrating any and all enemies (except for Zombies, which are spongy by nature), killing them instantly. Also able to shoot destroy rolling boulders.
Ammo capacity = 3

The Loot:

Goldbars: These are what you want. Grab enough to win.

Hats: Extra lives.

Boots: Double-jump.

Anti-venom: Negates snake-bite.

Ammo: More ammunition for your gun.

The different difficulty levels alter the game in the following ways:

Easy: No boulders, robots, sherifs, tentacles or zombies. Vultures don’t pick up Tomahawk Ndyan, Goldbars or Snakes & Spiders. 7 Goldbars required to win.

Medium: No robots, no tentacles or boulders. Vultures don’t pick up Tomahawk Ndyan or Snakes. 10 Goldbars required to win.

Hard: Your default game-mode, 2tinycowboys as it was intended. Challenging, but fun; Especially in multiplayer. But do feel free to pick any level of challenge to get acquainted with the game, before advancing to this. 2tinycowboys is about having fun, for everyone. 12 Goldbars required to win.

Gamepad Controls are:

D-Pad Right = move right
D-Pad Left = move left
D-Pad Up = climb up (ladders/vines) and enter cave/Interact with NPCs
D-Pad Down = climb down (ladders/vines)
A = jump
B = stab
X = shoot
Y = special

Keyboard Controls are:

Player 1:
Left Arrowkey = move left
Right Arrowkey = move right
Up Arrowkey = climb up (ladders/vines) and enter cave
Down Arrowkey = climb down (ladders/vines)
SPACE = jump
M = stab
CTRL = shoot
N = special

Player 2:
D = move right
A = move left
W = climb up (ladders/vines) and enter cave
S = climb down (ladders/vines)
V = jump
Z = stab
C = shoot
X = special

Player 3:
L = move right
J = move left
I = climb up (ladders/vines) and enter cave
K = climb down (ladders/vines)
O = jump
ENTER = stab
P = shoot
Backspace = special

Player 4:
Numpad 6 = move right
Numpad 4 = move left
Numpad 8 = climb up (ladders/vines) and enter cave
Numpad 2 = climb down (ladders/vines)
Numpad + = jump
Numpad 5 = stab
Numpad - = shoot
Numpad * = special

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS *: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel or AMD Dual Core CPU (x64)
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: (Integrated): Intel HD Graphics or AMD (formerly ATI) Radeon HD Graphics (Discrete): Nvidia GeForce 9600 GT or AMD Radeon HD 2400
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 90 MB available space
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS *: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel or AMD Dual Core CPU (x64)
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: (Integrated): Intel HD Graphics or AMD (formerly ATI) Radeon HD Graphics (Discrete): Nvidia GeForce 9600 GT or AMD Radeon HD 2400
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 90 MB available space
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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